Translation of devious in Spanish:

devious

Pronunciation: /ˈdiːviəs/

adj

  • 1.1 (underhand) [person] taimado, artero, zorro [familiar/colloquial] by devious means con artimañas, con tejemanejes
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    • It can only be the devious and underhand tactic of incorporating it in 90% of the world's web browsers.
    • The Nazis saw the Jews and Poles as feminine races, achieving their goals through devious plots rather than masculine openness.
    • That is the sort of devious, dodgy tactic this Government gets up to.
    1.2 (roundabout) [route/path] tortuoso, sinuoso
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    • What is difficult about maneuver is to make the devious route the most direct and to turn misfortune to advantage.
    • The Scire made her way by a devious route to Port Lago on the Italian-occupied island of Leros in the Aegean to rendezvous with the frogmen crews.

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